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Be Fruitful and Multiply / Astrid Furnival., 1987

Identifier: CC-12235-12459

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Scope and Contents

The imagery in this knitted sweater relates to fruit, including the one arm bandit, gambling or fruit machines, a big apple, and a "Be Fruitful..." text. The colors have their basis in the brightness of Southwestern United States where Furnival knitted this piece at Roswell Institute, New Mexico, during an artistic sabbatical. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1987



0 See container summary (1 clothing (sweater, knitted)) ; 76 x 152 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

closet RKS

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Woodchester Gloucester, England : [Publisher not identified]. Nationality of creator: British. General: About 1 total copies. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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